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Whitney Houston inspired Jessie J
Whitney Houston inspired Jessie J

Pop star Jessie J has said that late singer Whitney Houston has been the biggest influence on her career.

Robin Williams inspired me for 'Frozen': Josh Gad
Robin Williams inspired me for 'Frozen': Josh Gad

Actor Josh Gad, who voiced goofy snowman Olaf in the Oscar-winning animated film 'Frozen', said Robin Williams inspired him when he first began reading for the character.

'Paddington' inspired by Ray's Apu: Director
'Paddington' inspired by Ray's Apu: Director

A fan of Satyajit Ray's works, London-based Paul King, says that for his latest directorial "Paddington", he was hugely inspired by the legendary Indian filmmaker's "The Apu Trilogy" and that he's tried to capture Apu's emotions in the movie's bear.

The play that inspired Bollywood, revived Indian drama
The play that inspired Bollywood, revived Indian drama

Have you ever wondered how Indian films, especially the Bollywood variety, came to be song-and-dance spectacles, mostly featuring two people falling in love, getting separated by circumstances/families/rivals but after heart-tugging vicissitudes, living happily ever after? For this, you can commend (or castigate) a shy Urdu poet of the mid-19th century who not only resurrected drama as an Indian literary genre after centuries, but in his play, integrated five subcontinental cultural traditions and provided a sterling example of the "Ganga-Jamuna tehzeeb/sanskriti".

Punky Brewster inspired me to be an actress: Olivia Munn
Punky Brewster inspired me to be an actress: Olivia Munn

Actress Olivia Munn has credited her inspiration from a familiar '80s TV character Punky Brewster for being her entrance into Hollywood.

Idris Elba to release album inspired by Luther character
Idris Elba to release album inspired by Luther character

Actor Idris Elba is planning to release a music album inspired by his character Luther from TV show 'Luther'.

Snooki`s bridal shower inspire by `The Great Gatsby`

Reality star Snooki had a `Great Gatsby`-themed bridal shower during the weekend to celebrate her upcoming nuptials.

Joe Manganiello inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger

`True Blood` star Joe Manganiello says he admires the way action star Arnold Schwarzenegger shaped his career in Hollywood.

Lana Del Rey inspired by Courtney Love

Singer Lana Del Rey says she`s inspired by singer-songwriter Courtney Love and is glad she`s friends with her.

Selena Gomez inspired by her trip to Nepal

Songstress Selena Gomez, who recently visited Nepal as a spokesperson for UNICEF, was deeply moved to see the courage and passion of children in the country.

Selena Gomez`s new tour inspired by Britney Spears, Janet Jackson

Selena Gomez has revealed that her upcoming tour is inspired by Janet Jackson and Britney Spears` past stage shows.

I’m one of those people inspired by Oprah, says Madonna on finale

Oprah was caught off guard during her farewell when Madonna revealed that Winfrey has been an ‘inspiration’ to her.

`Love?` inspired by my babies: J Lo

Lopez is back on the music platform with `Love?` - her first album in four years. Dwelling on, you guessed it, love, the American actress-singer says it is inspired by her twins Emme and Max.

Arjun Rampal’s next film highly inspired by ‘Lakshya’

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is currently busy working with actor Arjun Rampal in an untitled film.

Was Kate’s wedding gown inspired by Grace Kelly’s nuptial dress?

Kate Middleton may have looked dainty and fairy-like in her wedding gown but talks doing the rounds are that the dress bore a striking similarity with Grace Kelly’s wedding outfit.

Lara inspired by `Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge`

If the train-catching sequence in the promo of Lara Dutta`s debut production ‘Chalo Dilli’ gives you a sense of deja vu, it was meant to be!

Lindsay is inspired by Gandhi

LiLo seems to have decided to bid her troubles bye-bye in the new year.